CHS Inc. Pulls Plug On Planned $3 Billion Fertilizer PlantMinnesota-based CHS Inc. says it will not move forward with a planned $3 billion fertilizer plant in southeastern North Dakota. The farmer-owned cooperative instead is buying a minority interest in CF Industries Nitrogen LLC for $2.8 billion.
What Is Biochar Gardening? The mayor of Minneapolis and the chairman of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux signed an agreement Tuesday that promotes the use of biochar. Jim Doten, Minneapolis' environmental services' supervisor, says it's a product similar to cooking charcoal that's used for gardening.
Mosaic Pays $1.4B For CF Industries Phosphate Unit The Mosaic Co. plans to buy the phosphate business of CF Industries in a deal the fertilizer producer values at about $1.4 billion. The Plymouth, Minn., company will pay $1.2 billion in cash, plus $200 million to fund an escrow account CF Industries uses to fund certain retirement obligations in Florida.
Prepping Your Lawn For Fall With Bachman’sSummer is officially over, but there's still a few lawn chores you need to do because the secret to a beautiful lawn in the spring starts now. Susie Bachman said fall is a wonderful time to pay attention to your lawn, and it’s also crucial if you want your grass to look good when the snow melts in the spring.